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Sean Pragano joined FOX61 in October 2016 as a morning reporter and weekend morning anchor.

You can catch Sean’s fun Foodie Friday reports every Friday all around the state.

Pragano has been working for the past fifteen years in Charlotte, North Carolina for both FOX Sports Net and Hendricks Motorsports as a reporter, producer, anchor and digital media producer.

A Wallingford native, Pragano graduated from the University of New Haven with a BA in Communication. He has previously worked for the NFL network, TNN Sports, WXAA in Albany, WFSB-TV in Hartford and WCCB-TV (FOX) in Charlotte.

He coaches baseball in Cheshire.


Recent Articles
  • Guilford home gutted after overnight fire

    GUILFORD — State and local fire marshals are investigating a late night fire that ravaged a Guilford home. Crews from Guilford, Branford and North Branford were called to 3080 Boston Post Road shortly before 11:00 p.m. last night. Officials say there was heavy fire throughout the home, including the roof. “Not only the heavy fire, but the driving rain and wind didn’t help the circumstances,” said Michael Shove, Assistant Chief of the Guilford Fire Department. The property line has been […]

  • Foodie Friday: East Street Eatery in Wolcott

    WOLCOTT — In golf terminology, the food at East Street Eatery is a hole in one! The lunch and dinner hot spot at the Farmingbury Hills Golf Course has some of the tastiest food in the area. Each dish is made to order using only the best ingredients, and when possible, is local farm to table. The menu is filled with homemade items like a mozzarella Spedini with marinara AND Alfredo sauce. The crispy deep fried appetizer has a unique […]

  • Life Star called after person hit in the head by a cow in Ellington

    ELLINGTON — A 23-year-old man was airlifted to the hospital after being hit in the head by a cow. The man, who works with cows everyday at Oakridge Dairy in Ellington, was in the maternity area when the incident occurred. Farm officials tell Fox 61 that the man could possibly have a broken jaw. Details are limited as officials say the worker was alone this morning. There are 2400 cows on the farm and the milk is supplied to Guida’s. […]

  • Route 44 in West Hartford reopened after large tree falls in roadway

    WEST HARTFORD — Officials said Route 44 is reopened in both directions at the intersection of Mountain Road. The tree was large and was blocking all four lanes of the road at one point. The tree, which fell naturally, also brought down power lines. The DOT and Eversource were working to clean up the road and restore power.

  • Foodie Friday: Tavern on the Trax in Berlin

    BERLIN — Next stop on the Foodie Friday train is Berlin and the Tavern on the Trax which offers American fare with a twist. A stones throw from the rails, this hot spot on Farmington Ave. puts its own touch on everyday favs. At first, pretzels on crabs cakes made me think twice but after trying them, the savory flavor combined with the crab filling and spicy kick was a perfect blend for my pallet. Definitely worth a try! If […]

  • Manchester considers teen curfew

    MANCHESTER —  Officials are considering the idea of a town-wide teen curfew in response to a rash of recent car thefts and burglaries. The Manchester Board of Directors will meet Tuesday night to discuss the proposed ban of children under the age of 18 from being in any public place, on foot or in a car, from midnight to 5 a.m. The town says it’s a safety measure and a way to cut down on crime. Minority Leader Cheri Eckbreth […]

  • Foodie Friday: Chow Food & Beverage Co. in Clinton

    CLINTON — Places like Chow Food & Beverage Co. in Clinton are exactly what Foodie Friday is all about. A true hidden gem that serves unbelievably tasty food. On the menu you will find traditional American dishes like broccoli rabe and sausage, pizza and BBQ but everything is done with a non-traditional twist. It’s safe to say the pizza will have you saying WTF, but it’s not what you think. The Wow That’s Fantastic pizza is awesome. It’s topped with bacon, […]

  • Fire destroys commercial building in South Windsor, several vehicles damaged

    SOUTH WINDSOR — An overnight fire in South Windsor hits part of a business and damaged several RV’s in the process. A storage shed and one camper at Pete’s RV Center (formally Van’s RV) was completely demolished and two other recreational vehicles were also damaged. The call coming in 12:39 a.m when a passerby noticed the fire in the back of the commercial business along Route 5. Crews arrived to find a fully engulfed fire. It took about 30 minutes […]

  • 2-alarm fire tears through Vernon residence

    VERNON — Crews are on scene of an overnight fire at 33 Franklin Park East in Vernon. Details are limited at this hour, but a neighbor tells Fox 61 the fire happened just after 2:30 a.m. this morning. Firefighters are searching for hot spots and are in overhaul mode as they comb over the building. Rachel Pranckus, who is staying with her mother who lives nearby said the scene was chaotic. “Just a gigantic boom it wasn’t as loud as […]

  • New Haven PD: 19-year-old shot in stomach, critical but stable condition

    NEW HAVEN — New Haven police are investigating a shooting at Munson Street and Winchester Avenue that left a 19-year-old  with serious injuries. Police say Juwell Pagon, of Hamden, called 911 just before 4 a.m. saying he was shot once in the stomach. The victim was rushed to Yale New Haven Hospital, and is in critical but stable condition. There’s no word on any suspect as of yet. This is a developing story.